For further birthday inspiration, you might consider my ebook, Pretty. Cool. Cakes: A Baker’s Dozen of Creative Birthday Cake Ideas. It includes detailed instructions for 13 themed birthday cakes, including Star Wars Rainforest Fancy Nancy Super Mario Brothers Surfers and more Currently, this book is available for $5 instant download.
In the busy life as MOM, I’ve found that being able to flip through a parenting or cooking magazine gives me a refreshing glimpse of life outside my home. It inspires me to be more creative, be more organized, be more restful. Even if I don’t copy the ideas I find, they help me think […]
If you’ve been lamenting your lack of freezer cooking because you don’t have a freezer, wipe your tears. Crystal and I both think that you can do it. Pop over to MoneySavingMom today where I share some tips to make the best use of your space as well as vlog my side-by-side freezer holding 20+ […]
I just sent off emails to the following giveaway winners. Please reply with your mailing address as soon as you can. Winners of Sara Lee bread: Jessica at Moneyless Momma Abby H jhopfauf@ Alea aleasleftovers@ Courtney adamandcourtney@ Anne Marie annemarie.norton@ Winners of Burpee Seedstarting Greenhouse: Vicki camkimom@ Brianne brianne121279@ cwaltz dazed1821@ Melanie rankin1997@ Julie essentailsimplicity@ […]
On my very last plane ride two weeks ago I met a mom with whom I really hit it off. With four grown children of her own and a ministry of speaking to young moms, Cathy is a woman I want to know. I felt that God had arranged the seat assignments on Southwest. I […]
< kruger house stop motion from jay reilly on Vimeo. Source: Jay Reilly and Jay Reilly Workshops I’m inspired! Who knew a preschool video could be so fun? Dig out the playdough or the paint set tonight. Turn on the tunes and just play with your peeps! If it’s warm where you live, head to […]
I’ve got some winners from last week’s Duncan Hines giveaway. Chosen by random.org, the 5 participants who will each win a free Duncan Hines product coupon are: The Coupon Basics Coby Katy (presprizes@) Liz @ Hoosier Homemade Lana Also, before I left on my trip I announced a whole mess of winners. Unfortunately, I’ve only […]
A couple weeks ago I spent a couple days pre-prepping a few meal components. Having homemade convenience items like cooked ground beef, shredded chicken, and tomato sauce on hand makes dinnertime preparations a snap. Here’s how it’s playing out in this week’s dinners: Chicken Parmesan – This is our typical Valentine’s dinner since it’s the […]